Additionally, a number of the ships had their 40 MM mounts replaced by 3”/50s

Additionally, a number of the ships had their 40 MM mounts replaced by 3”/50s

The HP and LP turbines were connected in series with respect to steam flow and in parallel mechanically into the reduction gear

The surface to surface torpedo essentially disappeared from the post war fleet, although destroyer types were later fitted with anti-submarine homing torpedoes.

  • Two quad (4 barrel) 40 MM AA gun mounts – These replaced the forward torpedo mount.
  • Three twin (2 barrel) 40 MM gun mounts
  • Two depth charge tracks
  • Six depth charge projectors
  • Six 20 MM gun mounts

After the war all 20 MM gun mounts were removed and the forward 40 MM mounts were replaced by a pair of ahead thrown anti-submarine projectile (Hedgehog) mounts. Continue reading Additionally, a number of the ships had their 40 MM mounts replaced by 3”/50s